Pathogenesis of disseminated intravascular coagulation in sepsis.

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OBJECTIVE To review new insights in the pathogenetic mechanisms involved in the development of disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) in septic patients, in order to develop new directions for therapeutic intervention. DATA SOURCES Articles and published peer-reviewed abstracts on the mechanism of the initiation of DIC in sepsis. STUDY SELECTION… (More)

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@article{Levi1993PathogenesisOD, title={Pathogenesis of disseminated intravascular coagulation in sepsis.}, author={Marcel M. Levi and Hugo Ten Cate and Tom S van der Poll and Sander J. H. van Deventer}, journal={JAMA}, year={1993}, volume={270 8}, pages={975-9} }